February 2, 1954
66 years old
5 ft 9 in | 175 cm
37-25-35 in | 94-63.5-89 cm
64 kg | 141 pounds
8 US | 38 EU
Christie Brinkley was born in Monroe, Michigan, United States, on February 2, 1954 is an American supermodel and actress.
She was discovered in a post office in Paris (1973), by photographer Errol Sawyer.
Featured in three consecutive Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue covers in 1979, 1980 and 1981.
She appeared in special Sports Illustrated 40th Anniversary Issue's Hall of Fame in 2005.
Brinkley is one of the top-earning models on the Forbes list of all time.
She was a twenty five years face of CoverGirl.
She is a vegetarian.
Supports animal rights.
She wrote her book "Christie Brinkley's Outdoor Beauty & Fitness Book" in 1983.
Featured in three music videos for Billy Joel: "Uptown Girl" (1983), "Keeping the Faith" (1984) and "A Matter of Trust" (1986).
Fan of New York Islanders ice hockey team.
Lives on Long Island in Sag Harbor, New York.
She was married to:
Peter Halsey Cook (1996-2008) they have one daughter, Sailor Lee Brinkley
Richard Taubman (1994-1995) they have one son, Jack Paris Brinkley
Billy Joel (1985-1994) they have one daughter, Alexa Ray Joel
Jean-Francois Allaux (1973-1981)
Has been engaged to Olivier Chandon De Brailles (1982-1983).
She made her big screen debut in road comedy film National Lampoon's Vacation (1983) in role as the Girl in Red Ferrari. She played the same character in sequel Vegas Vacation (1997).
Jack and Jill (2011) comedy in role as Herself, opposite Adam Sandler and Katie Holmes
She portrayed Gayle Gergich in political satire television sitcom Parks and Recreation (2012–2015).
She made her stage debut in role as Roxie Hart in musical Chicago in 2011.
She appeared on over 500 fashion magazine covers including Playboy, Men's Health, Vogue, Rolling Stone, Cosmopolitan, Esquire, New York Magazine, Allure.
Vogue Patterns, Gottex, Diet Coke, Anheuser-Busch, Got Milk?, Healthy Choice, Max Factor, Nissan, Chanel No. 19, Prell, MasterCard, Lord & Taylor, Gap, Christie Brinkley Skincare, Barneys.
Represented by agencies IMG New York, Paris, Australia and Milano.